Frequently Asked Questions

For 2021/2022 edition, Coimbra

How can I apply?
Applications are submitted through the University of Coimbra online platform, InfoEstudante. Applications submitted in paper are not considered illegible. All the required documents must be scanned and attached to the application. Instructions are available here.

What documents do I need to submit to formalize the application?
Please check the Application menu.

What is the deadline for applying for 2021/22 edition?
1st call: 11th March to 30th April 2021; 2nd call: 1st June to 16th July 2021. 
The programme is biennial.

When will I receive information on the selection of candidates?
Candidates will receive information on the selection processes before the enrolment deadlines are open, according to the annually established calendar by UC.

What is the academic calendar?
The first semester runs from September to January, and the second semester, from February to June. The academic calendar will be available here.

What is the frequency of the classes?
Classes are scheduled to take place on Fridays.

Is attendance at Seminars compulsory?
Yes, it is. Attending seminars at distance is not an option. Students are expected to participate in the seminars listed in the study plan, as well as the sessions with external speakers, organized within the programme’s activities.

What are the programme's working languages?
The programme’s working language is Portuguese.
Candidates who do not master Portuguese language may get informed on the conditions of access and frequency of the languages courses offered by the University of Coimbra.

I'm an international candidate. What should I know about Coimbra and the University?
The University of Coimbra has prepared a support guide for foreign candidates, with useful information on the University’s services and about daily life in Coimbra.

How much is the tuition fee?
The annual tuition is of 2,000 euros.